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Independent Publishing

How We Work

Lantern Independent Publishing is an award-winning, spoken-word production company and audiobook publisher. We offer a full range of audio publishing, producing, and distributing services and can handle the most complex productions.

We provide:

  • State-of-the art, fully equipped recording facilities.
  • Experienced staff of technical and creative professionals.
  • Diverse, high-quality talent pool.
  • Quick turnaround time. A thorough quality-control process.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Lantern has relationships with studios, agents, and talent in NY, LA, and almost everywhere else. We’re sensitive to tight budgets and deadlines, and we approach each project with an unparalleled dedication to quality. So whether you’re looking for audiobook recording or audiobook distribution, we can help.

In more than 10 years in the industry we've worked with many of the largest audio publishers, including Hachette, Penguin Random House, Harper-Collins, Macmillan, Dreamscape, Recorded Books, and

As an independent audiobook distributor, producer, and publisher, we understand every aspect of the audiobook market. We know that if you want your audiobook to find success, you need a great narrator and you need to make an amazing recording. Or even simpler, click below to start working with Lantern.

I Want to Create an Audiobook
With our audio professionals in casting, engineering and production, we make a good audiobook great from start to finish. Our casting director finds you the ideal narrator for your audiobook and our production team manages your project with the highest-quality production standards to deliver perfection to listeners' ears across the globe.

I Have an Audiobook That I Want to Distribute

Grow your audiobook’s revenue stream by utilizing our Worldwide Distribution Network. You’ll reach listeners across the globe in the retail, library and school marketplaces. You’ll receive 70% of the royalties received, quarterly royalty payments and giveaway codes to get reviews and to help you get the word out about your audiobook.

Our Partners

Ebook & Print Services
Lantern is a Partner Member of the Alliance of Independent Authors. Alli is is a non-profit professional association for authors who self-publish. They offer connection and collaboration, advice and education, advocacy and representation to writers who want to self-publish well. Their motto: Working together to help each other.
Kobo Writing Life
Do you have a story to tell? Are you an author with a bestseller just waiting to be discovered? Want to reach out to millions of readers in over 190 countries? Do you own the digital rights to your work? Then have we got the tool for you! Kobo Writing Life is the one-stop, do-it-yourself publishing portal.
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Gatekeeper Press

Gatekeeper Press has helped thousands of new and veteran authors share their stories. We pair every author with a dedicated Author Manager to guarantee expert guidance and personal support from start to finish. Our authors keep 100% of their royalties and 100% of their ownership rights. Isn’t it time to share your story?

DartFrog Books

DartFrog is both an evaluator of existing indie books and a publisher of new indie titles. We were the first source that independent bookstores trusted to evaluate and select indie books for direct placement into stores. Books chosen by DartFrog now enjoy direct promotion to 40,000+ book clubs through our exclusive partnership with and access to our network of book influencers. Our wide range of publishing, editing, design and marketing services are geared to help independent authors succeed in a highly competitive marketplace. 

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